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  • In metric systems of units, multiplies the unit to which it is attached by 1033. Symbol: V

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From Greek ἔνδεκα (endeka, "eleven"), for the eleventh order of 103, and the letter v, as the fifth term in a series running backwards through the alphabet. The final a indicates a positive power of ten.

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